Apple really pulled a huge surprise last year when it announced the iPhone 5s. It launched the world’s first smartphone with a 64-bit processor. The likes of Qualcomm, Nvidia and Mediatek had no 64-bit chipset ready then, leading to a huge embarrassment for these companies. Even the 2014 Android flagships had to still make do […]
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Following through on its promise to launch prepaid WiMAX services, Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) announced its Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands will begin offering unlimited, unthrottled WiMAX data services starting later this month. The offerings will coincide with the launch of the HTC Evo V 4G on Virgin for $299 and the HTC Evo Design 4G on Boost also for $299.
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Sprint has offered postpaid WiMAX smartphones for years through its partnership with Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR), but it is in the midst of upgrading its CDMA network to LTE. Sprint recently announced its first LTE phones, the LG Viper and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Thus, Sprint appears keen to push its WiMAX offerings down to two of its three prepaid wireless brands (Sprint also offers low-cost, prepaid voice services through its Assurance Wireless brand).